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Chameleons at the Zoological Society's Gardens

Nature volume 54, page 622 | Download Citation



MR. RIDSDALE must have mistaken Mr. Bartlett when he states (NATURE, October 15) that there are no Chameleons in the Zoological Society's Gardens. We are seldom, if ever, without examples of these reptiles, and at the present moment have five specimens, three of Chameleo vulgaris from North Africa, and two of Chameleo pumilus from the Cape. At various times we have exhibited specimens of eight species of Chameleonidæ. I may add that Chameleons generally do not do well in captivity, and require constant attention.

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